Roots of Empathy in Wales

Please contact Katie Cohen for information on programs in Wales:

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Launched in 2012-2013, the Roots of Empathy has reached nearly 2,500 students in Cardiff.

 

 

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“Now that Roots of Empathy has been here I think I will understand and get along with my siblings more.”


- 11-year-old Student
What can Roots of Empathy teach the world? "That there
is always room for one more."  8-year-old Student
 

   












 

 

 

 

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  •   Cardiff_Instructors_Training_Sep12
      Roots of Empathy Instructors-in-training in Cardiff, September 2012.
    Brigitte Gater, operational director of children’s services at Action for Children in Wales, was quoted in an article on WalesOnline as saying that the “deep attachment between a baby and a parent is the ideal model of empathy and one that all the children learn from.” To read the full article, click here.

 

  • 100% of teachers strongly agreed or agreed that as a result of Roots of Empathy, students are more able to understand other people's points of view - 2014 Annual Program Evaluation Report, Wales

  • 93% of students reported that if they saw a friend being bullied or treated meanly, they would help them - 2014 Annual Program Evaluation Report, Wales

  • Roots of Empathy programs in Wales are supported by Action for Children UK.

     
  

           













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